Other (indicate in message) Submitted: July 6, 2022 | Updated: August 8, 2022

(July 2022) Multi-part request for NC Dept of Insurance: Bail Bond Regulatory Division applicant info 01/01/2017 – present day

Hello NC Dept. of Insurance (Records Officer),

I'd like to make a multi-part public records request for the following information under NC Public Records Law.
Ref: https://www.ncleg.net/enactedlegislation/statutes/html/bychapter/chapter_132.html

This request is related to the NCDOI Bail Bond Regulatory Division. All responsive info requested should apply to the specific time period of January 01, 2017 through present day (date the query is performed). I’m looking for totals only. Please DO NOT include any personally identifying information about applicants:


A1. Please provide the total number of bail bond applicants the Bail Bond Regulatory Division refused to license until the applicant's pending traffic ticket was paid, resolved, or otherwise adjudicated.

A2. Please provide the name of the person (or persons) who implemented this policy.

A3. Please provide the North Carolina statute or policy that allows NCDOI to withhold or refuse an applicant’s licensure in the Bail Bond Regulatory Division (and in any other division of NCDOI) until a pending traffic ticket is resolved.

B1. Please provide the total number of bail bond applicants that have been denied licensure or have had their license withheld until they pay a civil judgment filed against them.


B2. Please provide the total number of bail bond applicants that were licensed after providing proof of payment arrangements of their judgments.

B3. Please provide the name of the person (or persons) who implemented this policy.

B4. Please provide the North Carolina statute or policy that allows NCDOI to withhold or refuse licensing until a civil judgment is resolved.
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** If you are unable to fulfill any or all parts of this request, please specifically cite where a reason for denial is justified under NC Public Records Law. **

Thank you for your assistance!

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Editor’s Note 07/06/22: The submission above has been revised for clarity.

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Status: Government Processing Request

Activity:

  • August 8, 2022 1:21 pm

    1 week ago

    from: Smith, Barry L <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    cc: “Tyson, Jason M” <[email protected]>,
    “Benjamin, Alisha” <[email protected]>,
    “Spann, Abby” <[email protected]>
    date: Aug 8, 2022, 1:21 PM
    subject: RE: [External] Records Request: (July 2022) Multi-part request for NC Dept of Insurance: Bail Bond Regulatory Division applicant info 01/01/2017 – present day

     

    Our Bail Bond Regulatory Division is still compiling the information for your public records request.


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • August 5, 2022 3:05 pm

    1 week ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: “Smith, Barry L” <[email protected]>
    date: Aug 5, 2022, 3:05 PM
    subject: Re: [External] Records Request: (July 2022) Multi-part request for NC Dept of Insurance: Bail Bond Regulatory Division applicant info 01/01/2017 – present day

     

    Good afternoon Barry,

     

    I wanted to check in on this request to see if there was any update to report?

     

    I will plan on following up again at the end of the month if I don’t hear back before then.

     

    Thank you!


    Status: Follow up
  • July 11, 2022 2:58 pm

    1 month ago

    from: Smith, Barry L <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Jul 11, 2022, 2:58 PM
    subject: RE: [External] Records Request: (July 2022) Multi-part request for NC Dept of Insurance: Bail Bond Regulatory Division applicant info 01/01/2017 – present day

     

    We have received your public records request and are working on fulfilling it.

     

    Thanks.

     

    Barry Smith

    Deputy Director of Communications/Safety Officer


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • July 8, 2022 4:59 pm

    1 month ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: “Smith, Barry L” <[email protected]>
    date: Jul 8, 2022, 4:59 PM
    subject: Records Request: (July 2022) Multi-part request for NC Dept of Insurance: Bail Bond Regulatory Division applicant info 01/01/2017 – present day

     

    Good afternoon NC Department of Insurance,

     

    I’d like to make a public records request for information that may be available in your office.

     

    If you’re not the appropriate party to contact about the request, please provide the correct name and email address of whom I should send it to.

     

    Please confirm receipt to let me know the request will begin processing, and if possible, please provide a rough estimate of when the request may be completed. I will plan on following up again around the end of the month if I have not heard back before then.

     

    Here are the details of the request:

     

    Subject: (July 2022) Multi-part request for NC Dept of Insurance: Bail Bond Regulatory Division applicant info 01/01/2017 – present day

     

    Message: “Hello NC Dept. of Insurance (Records Officer),

     

    I’d like to make a multi-part public records request for the following information under NC Public Records Law.
    Ref: https://www.ncleg.net/enactedlegislation/statutes/html/bychapter/chapter_132.html

     

    This request is related to the NCDOI Bail Bond Regulatory Division. All responsive info requested should apply to the specific time period of January 01, 2017 through present day (date the query is performed). I’m looking for totals only. Please DO NOT include any personally identifying information about applicants:

     

    A1. Please provide the total number of bail bond applicants the Bail Bond Regulatory Division refused to license until the applicant’s pending traffic ticket was paid, resolved, or otherwise adjudicated.

     

    A2. Please provide the name of the person (or persons) who implemented this policy.

     

    A3. Please provide the North Carolina statute or policy that allows NCDOI to withhold or refuse an applicant’s licensure in the Bail Bond Regulatory Division (and in any other division of NCDOI) until a pending traffic ticket is resolved.

     

    B1. Please provide the total number of bail bond applicants that have been denied licensure or have had their license withheld until they pay a civil judgment filed against them.

     

    B2. Please provide the total number of bail bond applicants that were licensed after providing proof of payment arrangements of their judgments.

     

    B3. Please provide the name of the person (or persons) who implemented this policy.

     

    B4. Please provide the North Carolina statute or policy that allows NCDOI to withhold or refuse licensing until a civil judgment is resolved.
    —–

     

    ** If you are unable to fulfill any or all parts of this request, please specifically cite where a reason for denial is justified under NC Public Records Law. **

     

    Thank you for your assistance!”

     

    Thank you!

     

    ** Sunshine Request (www.sunshinerequest.com) makes no claim as to the veracity of any statements or information contained in any of the requests, or public records, we receive.


    Status: Sent to Government
  • July 6, 2022 12:31 pm

    1 month ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending